Vaccine patch could replace jabs

Source: NHS Choices

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Date of publication: July 2010

Publication Type: News-Item

In a nutshell:  “The conventional flu jab could be replaced by a skin patch,” says The Guardian. The patch, which is coated in microscopic dissolving spikes, is designed to deliver the flu vaccine into the skin without a syringe. The news is based on important research, and the patch’s animal trial has been covered widely. Some papers have focused on the patch as a means of delivering the flu vaccination, while others have concentrated on the potential for the patch to eliminate all injections…

Length of publication: 1 page news-item


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